Hanging Rock, North Carolina

Prominence: 1021 ft, 311 m

Elevation: 5221 feet, 1591 meters

True Isolation: 2.59 mi, 4.17 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 5221 ft / 1591 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)36° 9' 14'' N, 81° 49' 28'' W
36.153991, -81.824458 (Dec Deg)
425838 E 4001343 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
County/Second Level RegionAvery

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Lists that contain Hanging Rock:
     Eastern USA 5000-foot Peaks (Rank #149)
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     Southern USA Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #275)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 45
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 44)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2011-09-16 by Dennis Stewart
     2012-02-18 by Tom Layton
     2013-07-05 by jeff branin
     2014-09-20 by Bradley R (GPS Track)
     2018-06-09 by Zachary Robbins (GPS Track)
     2018-07-18 by Henry Pharr
     2019-09-12 by Ariel Jacala (GPS Track)
     2021-04-04 by David Winston (GPS Track)
     2021-12-28 by Brandon Girard (GPS Track)
     2022-09-09 by Dwight Wolf
     2022-09-24 by Steven Fishback (GPS Track)

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1021 ft/311 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1061 ft/323 m
  Line Parent: Sugar Mountain
  Key Col: 4200 ft/1280 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.59 mi/4.17 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 36.1217, -81.8008
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Grandfather Mountain  (SSE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Blue Ridge Mountains
Range4: Western Blue Ridge Ranges
Range5: Beech-Snake-Rich
Drainage BasinsWatauga
South Fork Holston
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: National Forests in North Carolina
Topo MapValle Crucis O36081b7 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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